South America

  • Yes! The mines on Cerro Rico are considered among the most dangerous in the world. But believe it or not, they actually let tourists go in there as the miners are working. Craziness! Here we're about to go inside the mountain with our guide Marco. And we're pretty freaking nervous to be honest.

    A Closer Look at Cerro Rico: Bolivia’s Mountain That Eats Men

    This was absolutely, without a doubt, the most dangerous place we’ve ever been. And probably the most dangerous thing we’ve ever done. In fact, we didn’t have time to mention it in the episode but we came closer to dying while walking through Bolivia’s Cerro Rico mountain than we’ve probably ever come before.

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  • Episode Extra: Exploring the Train Graveyard of Uyuni, Bolivia

    Episode Extra: Exploring the Train Graveyard of Uyuni, Bolivia

    So we really, really hated that we just didn’t have time to fit this little segment into the episode. Because it’s super cool! Just outside the town of Uyuni in southern Bolivia is a wicked cool train graveyard where dozens of old locomotives and railcars have just been sitting there, rotting away in the desert since the 1940s…

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  • Howdy y'all! On the Salar de Uyuni.

    Photo Gallery: Fantastic Fun Filming on Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni

    The Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is just a magical place. Really. And one of the coolest things about the world’s largest salt flat is that you can take some absolutely amazing photos while you’re out there on it! Thanks, especially, to the natural lack of depth perception that allows you to get really creative with your shots.

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  • Cheers from atop Inca Huasi Island!

    Some Fascinating Facts About Bolivia’s Spectacular Salar de Uyuni

    It is truly one of the most incredible places on earth! And typically when we tell folks that the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the largest salt flat in the world, they’re quick to as: “Well, what about Bonneville?” Well, the Bonneville Salt Flats in Nevada are indeed among the largest salt flats…

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  • Making new friends in the town of Colchani, on the edge of the Salar. :) :) :)

    Bolivia: Ten Quick Facts About One of Our Most Favorite Countries

    It is absolutely one of our favorite countries on earth! And apart from being so widely misunderstood, Boliva is home to a variety of spectacular landscapes, amazing food, a rich and fascinating history, and warm, friendly and beautiful people. Here are a few quick facts about this country in the heart of South America.

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  • Our AWESOME guide Lourdes, who put up with us for a few days in Sucre and Tarabuco. Thanks so much sweet friend! Muchas gracias por todo!

    Bolivia Part One: Behind the Scenes Photos from the Episode

    From the dense, lush rain forests of the Bolivian Amazon, to the mind-bending rides on the world’s most spectacular public transportation system in La Paz, to the fascinating history and traditions of Sucre, part one of our adventure through Bolivia is an epic journey and a terrific introduction to this beautiful country.

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  • Episode Extra: Lunch and Love at 14,000 Feet in La Paz, Bolivia

    Episode Extra: Lunch and Love at 14,000 Feet in La Paz, Bolivia

    Come on y’all! Join us for the highest lunch we’ve ever eaten (outside of being on an airplane, anyway). In this episode extra from part one of our adventure through Bolivia, we ride on what’s been called the most spectacular public transportation system in the world…

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  • Episode Extra: Exploring the Colorful Markets of Tarabuco, Bolivia

    Episode Extra: Exploring the Colorful Markets of Tarabuco, Bolivia

    It was an absolutely beautiful day the day we left the city of Sucre and drove an hour or so to the little village of Tarabuco, which is known throughout Bolivia for its fascinating, colorful and truly authentic local markets. The only problem? One of us spent the day…

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  • Episode Extra: A Spooky Night Hike in the Bolivian Amazon Jungle

    Episode Extra: A Spooky Night Hike in the Bolivian Amazon Jungle

    It was quite the adventure just getting to the Chalalan EcoLodge located deep in Bolivia’s Amazon rain forest, but it sure as heck was worth the effort! And between the journey itself, the singing frogs, the screaming pihas, the monster piranha and the crowds of squirrel monkeys…

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  • Ten Quick (But Fascinating) Facts About the Galapagos Islands

    Ten Quick (But Fascinating) Facts About the Galapagos Islands

    There’s simply no place else on planet earth quite like the Galapagos Islands. We’ve got lots of great information to share with you from our Galapagos adventure over the next several weeks. But before we got too far in the series we figured it’d be a good idea to share a few interesting facts about this place, to give you a better idea of why it’s so, so special. So check ’em out:

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